4. Further Aerodynamic Topics for Wind Turbines

  1. Tony Burton1,
  2. Nick Jenkins2,
  3. David Sharpe3 and
  4. Ervin Bossanyi4

Published Online: 3 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119992714.ch4

Wind Energy Handbook, Second Edition

Wind Energy Handbook, Second Edition

How to Cite

Burton, T., Jenkins, N., Sharpe, D. and Bossanyi, E. (2011) Further Aerodynamic Topics for Wind Turbines, in Wind Energy Handbook, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119992714.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Powys, UK

  2. 2

    Cardiff University, UK

  3. 3

    Essex, UK

  4. 4

    GL Garrad Hassan, Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470699751

Online ISBN: 9781119992714

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Keywords:

  • Further aerodynamic topics for wind turbines;
  • The aerodynamics of turbines in steady yaw;
  • Momentum theory for a turbine rotor in steady yaw;
  • The blade element – momentum theory for a rotor in steady yaw;
  • Aerodynamic forces caused by aerofoil acceleration;
  • The effect of the wake on aerofoil aerodynamics in unsteady flow

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The aerodynamics of turbines in steady yaw

  • The method of acceleration potential

  • Unsteady flow

  • Quasi-steady aerofoil aerodynamics

  • Dynamic stall

  • Computational fluid dynamics

  • References

  • Further reading